Dorje Denma Ling offers indoor accommodations in Gyatso Lodge, and in our new, beautiful, spacious, fully insulated Drala Cabins. In addition, a variety of outdoor accommodations (listed below) are available from June until mid-September.

Gyatso Lodge has double and triple rooms with two shared hallway bathrooms on each floor. Lodge accommodations are available for $55 per night per person.



Our newly completed Drala Cabins rent for $45 per night per person (double occupancy).

Drala Cabin

Dorje Denma Ling’s summer housing grounds are spacious, with gorgeous views,  and in short walking distance to our two shower houses and to the main program complex.


Wood Cabins

All prices are per person per night:

  • Gyatso Lodge (double occupancy): $55 per person per night
  • Drala Cabin (insulated wood cabin, double occupancy): $45 per person per night
  • *New* Cabin-style Tent (double occupancy): $35 per person per night
  • Wood cabin double occupancy: $35 per person per night
  • Wood cabin dorm (sleeps four guests): $25 per person per night
  • Camping with your own tent: $20 per night


New Cabin-style tent 

Since there are a limited number of indoor beds available, please apply at least 30 days in advance if you need one for health reasons.

  • For those staying in the lodge or in a Drala cabin, bedding is provided.  Please bring a sleeping bag for outdoor accommodations including huts, wood cabins and tents.
  • For huts, tents and wood cabin accommodations bring a battery-operated lantern.
  • No gas, candle or propane lighting of any kind is permitted.
  • A shower house is located near the Drala cabins, between Buddha and Vajra fields.  A second shower house is located near Tiger field at the main building.
  • You are welcome to wash clothing by hand and hang them to dry.  There is a clothes line near the lodge

Local Accommodations

There are several bed and breakfast lodgings, hotels and motels nearby. Please contact the proprietors directly to arrange offsite accommodation. The following lodgings are within a short drive of Dorje Denma Ling:

Joan Baxter / Karlheinz Eyrich

Self-contained cabin with double bed, loft, bathroom, kitchen & sun-porch 
Beautiful and quiet rural setting, 262 Ferguson Rd, 7 minutes from DDL

$75 a night for one person and $130 for two.
Suzy Ulrich – Sangha   
Double room – private ensuite bath,  house overlooks river.
18 minutes drive from Dorje Denma Ling. email for details

Caper Cafe – 3 Rooms.   Two rooms – Double bed  One room – Queen Bed,  Shared bathroom.  365 Main St, Tatamagouche, call Mary at 902-293-1533. or 902-657-0054

Green Dragon Farm and Bed & Breakfast

Nancy Huszagh – Sangha House, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
919 Balmoral Road, 5 minutes drive from DDL
small room with single bed, sleeps 1 ($25)
slightly bigger with double bed, sleeps 1 ($30)
another with futon bed plus single bed, ($40)
biggest room with queen, good for couple ($45)
Large room with double bed, okay for couple ($45)

The Mackay House – Sangha  
336 Willow Church Road, Tatamagouche (3 min drive from DDL ):  Queen size $55 (ea), Double $55 (ea), Single $40; Shared Bathroom; 3 cats in house. (902-412-3420)

Tatamagouche Stables – Sangha          
5 km from DDL, tranquil country setting on a small hobby farm. One bedroom, shared bath, $30/night. Queen size bed. Contact : Guy Rochon  902-809-7137

Barbara Zielinski – Sangha
Double room, private bath, $50/night
Single room, shared bath, $40/night
15-minutes from Dorje Denma Ling

Christine Guest – Sangha
Three rooms, shared bath and Shrine room, $60/night/room
15 minute drive from Dorje Denma Ling   514-710-8741

 Drala Mountain House – John Perkins & Marg Sander – Sangha
beautiful quiet country setting     +1-902-657-0406

Ted Clarke and Ginny Guthrie – Sangha          

One room with two twin beds, $40 per night for the room
181 Jeff Ross Road,  Tatamagouche, NS
902-229-8699   902-814-4416

Madeline Conacher & Louis Allen – Sangha    
Two single rooms @ $50, One double room @$ 90 – 2 full bathrooms
5 minute drive from Dorje Denma Ling
161 Highway 311 Loop   902-657-9030

Jan Watson – Sangha                      
Single room, shared bath, $20/night
15 minute drive from Dorje Denma Ling  902-657-2343

Barbara Winn – Sangha    
Single room, shared bath, $40/night
5 minute drive from Dorje Denma Ling  902-657-1080

Balmoral Motel
131 Main Street   Tatamagouche
902-657-2000, 888-383-9357; Fax – 902-657-2205 or

Cottages at Cambra Sands     

Malagash, NS   1-866-559-0705 or

Forest Haven Inn
8627 Hwy. 311   Balfron (near Tatamagouche)
902-657-2962, 877-658-3466, Fax – 902-657-2962

Heritage Cottages
4261 Hwy 6   Brule, NS
902-657-2922, 1-866-684-1864 or

Hollings House
37 Church Street   Tatamagouche

Jubilee Cottage
Wallace, NS   902-257-2432

Sunrise Shore Marina & Cottages
369 Brule Shore Road   Tatamagouche
902-456-6433 or

The Train Station Inn
Tatamagouche   902-657-3222

Dolan’s Inn & Suites
3 Pine St   Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia B0K 1V0
Phone (902) 396-8986